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Kuki bandh interrupts normal life

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Imphal: Following the imposition of 72-hour bandh in Kuki dominated areas of Manipur traffic flow was interrupted partially.

The Kuki State Demand Committee (KSDC) sponsored 72 hour bandh began since 6 pm of Saturday.

Kuki Inpi, Saikul block chief Thangkam Lupheng said that whatever decision the KSDC takes, it will fully endorse.

Under the slogans, “Sovereignty-our historical rights” and “Kuki State-our demand for political settlement” the KSDC initiated the agitation. The bandh will be followed by economic blockade.

Reports said transporters have been escorted by state security force on Sunday. Large number of security personnel are now taking up pre-emptive measures along the national highways in Kuki areas to thwart the agitation.

Business establishment in the border town Moreh has been non-functional since last evening due to the bandh.

It can be noted here that the bandh has been called from 6 pm of May 12 to 6 pm of May 15 in Kuki dominated areas and after that economic blockade and banning of government offices and activities from 6 pm of May 15 to 6 pm of May 19 will be enforced by Kuki State Demand Committee (KSDC). (NNN)

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